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Business Readiness for Change - Doing Business in the USA

Event Information:

Venue: Pentahotel, Derby DE24 8PU, Derbyshire

Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Time: 8:00am - 11:00am

Available To: Members and Non Members

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE

The Chamber recognises the need to continue to provide information and support to businesses of all shapes and sizes as we continue to go through this period of unprecedented economic and political change.

The City of Mentor, Ohio


Mentor is a manufacturing, retail, and professional services centre located on the east side of Cleveland that has a seaport close-by as well as an international airport. The Cleveland area is home to tens of fortune 500 companies and has a rich pool of talent for employment.

It is home to renown manufacturers including STERIS, Avery-Dennison, Lincoln Electric, and Henkel and offers attractive incentives to do business and invest there. East Midlands Chamber warmly welcomes the business and city delegation from Mentor, Ohio. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to come face-to-face with experts and specialists providing advice that is straight from the USA.

Why Attend?

Whether you are taking the first steps to trade in the US or have some buyers and want to elevate the business to the next level. This event is for you.

The seminar aims to answer critical questions like:

  • How to plan your entry to the USA?
  • What the dollar against the pound means when selling to the USA?
  • What’s the potential market for my products and services?
  • What may a trade deal look like between the UK and USA?
  • What questions or concerns should we be examining when looking at a market entry?

It will do this via providing essential knowledge and advice for trading successfully in the US market.


8.00 am Registration, Breakfast and Networking

8.30 am Welcome

8.40 am Economic and Political Landscape of the USA

9.00 am Business Opportunities in the USA

9.20 am Business Finance and the USA

9.40 am Refreshments and break

9.50 am Case Study

10.10 am Panel and Q&A

10.40 am Closing remarks

10.40 am Refreshments and Networking

11.00 am Event Closes


A maximum of two delegaes per organisation.

Please use the booking form below and enter the date in your diary.  A full confirmation will be emailed to delegates once processed - a final reminder will then be sent to delegates via email, approx 5 working days prior to the event date. 

If you have any questions relating to the above, please contact the Policy Team: Tel: 0333 320 0333 (Option 2 then option 1) or

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